Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc Supports TRHN

Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc, a volunteer group that raises money to support breast cancer awareness and help local breast cancer survivors, made a donation of $44,000.00 to the Tyrone Regional Health Network Foundation with funds to be directed to Tyrone Regional’s Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute’s (BCWHI) Breast Cancer Voucher Program. Funds donated were raised through Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc’s signature event held in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The Breast Cancer Voucher Program provides support to patients of BCWHI with breast cancer who are uninsured or underinsured to help ease financial pressures.

Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. has supported Tyrone Regional’s Breast Cancer Voucher Program since 2012.

To date – Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc. has raised and donated a total of $867,000.00 to area organizations to benefit breast cancer survivors throughout the area.

Pictured are Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc Committee members presenting their donation to leaders at Tyrone Regional’s Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute. Pictured from left to right are: Kennita Burns Johnson, D.O., breast cancer surgeon/general surgeon and Medical Director of the Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute, Juls Bratton, Janice Frank, Paula Binus, Sue Mielnik, and Linda Filby of Girls Night Out Altoona, Inc, Kelly Biggs, M.D, Medical Director of Radiology, Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute, Beth Dietrick, Chief Nursing Officer, Tyrone Hospital/Tyrone Regional Health Network and Anna Marie Anna, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Tyrone Hospital/Tyrone Regional Health Network.